Bollywood bigwigs like Akshay Kumar, Sridevi and Anupam Kher have wished a safe Diwali to family and friends and hope the festival sparkles everyone's life. Newcomers like Alia Bhatt and Yami Gautam hope for noise-free celebrations.
Here's what the stars had to say on microblogging site Twitter:
Anupam Kher: A very happy and peaceful Diwali to you all. May all your dreams and wishes come true.
Akshay Kumar: This Diwali, light some diyas, eat some sweets and if you have a little extra, light up someone's life and spread some smiles. Wishing you all a very happy Diwali.
Sridevi: Wishing everyone a very happy Diwali. May the festival of lights drive away all darkness and bring prosperity and good luck.
Shilpa Shetty: Happy Diwali to all. May the festival of lights sparkle your life and bring you happiness galore.
Manoj Bajpayee: Happy Diwali to all of you! Light candles of love and peace! Be safe!
Madhur Bhandarkar: Let the lights of this festival enlighten your soul and life with happiness and eternal bliss. Wish you and your family a very happy Diwali.
Bipasha Basu: Happy Diwali! Shine and sparkle.
Arjun Rampal: Wish you all a Happy Diwali, all lives be illuminated, all dreams be fulfilled, all good in you be strengthened, may you laugh easily and often.
Satish Kaushik: Happy Diwali to everyone.
Alia Bhatt: Wishing all of you a very happy Diwali! Be safe, have a day full of love and happiness, lights and no noise. Please think about our animals.
Yami Gautam: Happy Diwali. Lets minimise the noise and pollution as much as we can. Enjoy this festival for the real essence it holds.
Arbaaz Khan: Happy Diwali to all! Happiness, prosperity and good health to everyone.
Jimmy Shergill: Happy Diwali to you all. Please be safe. Lots of love.
Soha Ali Khan: Happy Diwali people! Stay safe, be happy and don't do anything stupid.
Kunal Kohli: Happy Diwali. Never understood why we need noise and pollution to celebrate? Let's make this a noise and pollution free Diwali.
Sanjay Suri: And as they say "let there be light". Happy Diwali to you all.